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HUMOROUS ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
HUMOROUS ITEMS She: "How can he ever hope to win a woman's love, when he wears such whiskersP" He: "He grows them as a forlorn hope. after seeing the way she fondled her Skye terrier." "There are somei parts of your speech that I find hard to understand." "Point 'em out," replied the great stateman, "and I'll rewrite the other portions. I intended the entire speech to be that way." "Am I the only woman you ever loved?" "Oh, no," he answered, promptly; "you are the sixth." "The sixt'h!" she exclaimed, iuddenly re lieving his shoulder of the weight of her head. "Yes," lie said, coldly, '"there were five before you-my mother, an aunt and three sisters." And thereafter she endeavoured to be morn specific when she isked ques tions. Stole any chickens. this week, Brudder Jones!" askled the searching class leader of a weak-kneed brother. '"No, sah, t'ank de Lord," was the reply. "You'se done well," said the leader, and passed on. Brudder Jones turned to his classmaito and whispered: '"Luck...
GENERAL NEWS DOG SENSE. SAGACIOUS ANIMAL REFUSES TO RISK HIS LIFE. TURNS DOWN FISHING TRIP. WHICH NEARLY ENDED IN TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
GENERAL NEWS DOG SENSE. SBAGAOCIOUS ANIMAL REFUSES TO RISK HIS LIFE. TURNS DOWN FISHING TRIP. WHICH NEARLY ENDED IN TRAGEDY. Does a dog possess suflicient intelligence to warn him of impendilng danger? Or is it that natural impulse, more fa miliarly known as instinct, that prevents himnt from exposing himiself toI risks? it is not the purpose of this article to discuss the proportions of intelligence or instinct ot the caillne nature. Dogs, as we are all aware. at times sliStlsa estra ordtiinary sangacityt cspecicallyiswhere the elemeiit of aniger iredotiltnttes. Ilt -there ts one dtog in Sy.ldey swtict ehii iedo sict a iemuarkablhe :rasiotn of uren commnli sense last wcek as to luate onue wotder wttetlter lie is eaIlly possessed of thie gift of tlnttogtt. 'lie dog's itmelti is "Billy-." It sounll be dliticist to define his reed.d tIut outwiard aippeirrances suggest ai straiii of the common cattle dog. "'Billy" point-titankIs refused to accoss pairry iis master. it. Aitust Sorensen....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
REMEDY FOR GLARING LIGHT. A novel device has recently been per fected for overconling tile danger from glaro in motor-car headligilts. This de vice consists of a rack of aluminium plates placed behind tile main glass and in front of the lens and buerner. These plates are placed horizontally, one above tie otler, about one-eighth of an such apart., and love thlei lower ourfaces illgllly polished aInd tieir upper surfacee inba tedistanea black. Tile effect is that tro adlistallce of about 150 yds, tile foll light is seen without ally apparent s11ad ing, but as tie car aspproaches, the light 01111 glare become weaker and weaker, luntil when a few ards away, - notlhing call ie sell but a faint grey glow. normw ------- a 01 TO LET. el LARGE. Room, double windows, good position. suit business lady, or workroom. Z, Clarke's Agency, Moonee Ponds. SITUATIONS WANTED. perience, day or contract. John Potts, 57- Lb Hoddle - street. Essendon. l 191 SITUATIONS VACANT. WANTED, Woman to tdo Washing....
SMOKE AND ELECTRICITY. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
SMOKE AND ELECTRICITY. Electricity appleared as a solution for tile smaloe problem in a recent demonstra ticol. The soioole.-abating appliance re moved the soot from 900 cubic feet of: snmolke a minute at ia total cost of about a penny a day for operation. The action of the apparatus consists ls precipitiating the solid particles in the smoke by means of a powerful electric current, and "its invention is based on tile fact that one. third to one-half of the solid matter in smoke fiom stmelting furnrces consists of paorticles of iron oxide. Electrical cur rent is applied to the smoke by means of aI wire woven through a number of seul pilies ilaced at the top of the chimney so-th'st the smokie must pass through them. As soon as the electricity is turned ori thle smoall particles. floating ini this sinol s1 lose ihaged to large particles isei falil batck into at bis by their own weimt.- Its applicalion is not confined. 'howsever to smelting furnaces, for it hiss, been found that the de...
Clearing Sale at Tullamarine. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
Clearing Sale t TI'nllamarine. 11. S. K. Ward. auctioneer and tarm salesman, of Spencer street, Meclboure, advertises a clearing sale at Tallainarine on \\lleunesday. Jannuary 2i8th, at. 1 o'oelock,. of horses, plant, intplcnments, vehicles, manger hay, talnks, etc, under instruc tiobs from truuo. Manisfield, who hIss disposed of his propcrty. ThO proterty is Smallt as 'Qoecnleighi' anttd is situ ated ons the Bullta road, 9 msiles Crom Melbourne. Buyers can attend this sale witlh confidente, ils evcrything ottered is for boart-ide sale. Further iarticulars are advertised in another column.
Essendon A.W.A. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
Essendon A.W.A. On Thursday. 13th inst., the above-nam ed branch held their usual meeting in the Essendon town hall buildinigs, there being a very fair attendance. The branch was dcclared open in the usual way by the president. Mrs. Shaddock. The secretary then called the roll of ollicers, there being only one or two absent. All accounts were read and passed for payment, and three new members for the branch pro posed and seconded. Blusiness was then general. The reading and discussing of a letter on banking matters, and several other nsmall matters foroed all the busi ness. Tte branch meetino u was tiote dle clared closed. The syllabus item for the evening was a "Conundrum Evening." ar ratged bry Mrs. Pate. whic caser a considerable amount of fust. as well as thinlking. a very few of the members beitng able to attswer any of the tuestions. Thle test teeting, on January' 29. is to be fol losed by a card eveneintg amott metbers of tte branch.
Musical. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
Musical. The following successes were obtained by Miss Ennis' pupils during 1913.:R.A.M.. R.C.M.-Pianoforte, Lower Division, Pearl dutnerland; elementary, Gladys Goodlel low; primary, Victor harrison boitnors,. Paso. Clifford Craven. May Pox. Uni versity of Melbourne, grade VI, Ivy James. Victor Harrison.
ORANGE SABAYON SAUCE [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
ORANGE SABAYON SAUCE Beat together one whole egg and one yolk, anld graidually healt in one-third of a cap or sugar. Let the dish stand over hot water, add the grated rind of an orall ge, thle juice of two oralnges, and oneo Stablespollfll of lemon juice When as thick as a boiled cuetard remsove to at bowl of cold water to stop the cooking, and serve at once in a tureen.
FOAM SAUCE [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
FOAM SAUCE One egg, one teaspoonful of cantor sugar, and tablespoon of sherry. Break the e~gg inlto a jam pot a\nd stand this in a pan of hot water. Whisk well, and add the wills and sugar while whisking. Make this Banco lust before it is wanted, and j whisk till the last possible moment.
GERMAN SEMOLINA PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
GERMAN[ 1\ StMto)LIA PNODDING. Stir graddullly into a pilt of boiling milk 2Inc semloljinI and a niece of butter the size of a walnut. Ieep stirring till quite thick. and then set aside to cool. \\'hen cool enough, blut not cold, mix well in the yolks of 2 eggs, atid sugar to taste, wish a lavourinlg of l&llon or vanilla or ally dler fatvourite essence. Beat up the wshites of the eggs thoroughly. and add to the rest Butter a tin mould. and line it thickly with fine hreadcrumhs or rasp ings flavoured with a little powdered cituutnton. B* ake 15 hour, and serve with a fruit sauce round it, heing citreful to conlsider tile flavnurig used in making choice of fruit for the sauce.
LOBSTER A L' AMERICAINE. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
LOBSTER A L' AMEL1tUA ?i . oil tile lobster for 10 minutes in equal adrt of white wine and water. Take out tenlster a.nd cut it down tile bacck Tws n ih.'..Sltmall ." the.-* of . a1 erl ,uo 'hue.ne!yjopl ? t~on aria e-sca? ? cook. and brown them. Then add a little flour. brown. and noisten with some of the wine and water the lobster has been cooked ill. Put ill slicient salt and pep per. with a small niece of garlic and a pillch of herhs, tile pieces of lobster, and stir gently. Simmer till cooked. Then add two tablespoons of good tomato sanuce al ready heated and Ibtvoured with a little cognallc antd a small glass of cognac. Servo ill tit casserole very li hot. Do not have tle sahute too tlhick. if it shlould be so. add a: little of tile hot wine mand water. To hlalf, pint of wille and water allow 20z butter. 2oz flour. 2 eschalots. and hlalf small onion. Should the lobster be bought cooked, jist steel) tihe shell in tle winte alld wmster for tell mlnutes. M M Q~
DECEMBER PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
DECEMIBER PUtDDING. Ingredielits : Half a pint of lnely-brokeit hreadcrrumhs. 2 yolks of eggs, pint of milk. the grated rind of hal a lemon, lor of sugatr. Spak the read in the milk. Then heat it up with a fork. Then add the anolk o eggs (well beatell) nd thed sgar mnd lemon. inle thle~bottom of a 1siedish witl plum jam (without stones). put ini the Iovi mnixtlurO and lake. Beat the whites of the eggs Very stilfly with a little rastor sugar, and spread over the top whleni tho pudding is nearly donle. Brown lighltlyantd serve.
CINNAMON PUDDING (GERMAN). [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
CINNAMON PUDDING) (UEcii.AAi\). Required: ?lb flour. ?lb breadcrumbs, 2to butter. 3oz currants. 2oz candied peel shredý. 2o sugar., teaspoon of powdered cinnamon and a very little nutmeg. Rub aU -the dry ingredients well together. Take from a quarter of a pint of milk one tablespoonful with whlicl mi ai small teasplonfnl of carbonate of soda. Thien mix this with the remainder of the milk!;. finally adding the other ingredients, stir ring all the time. or the sod.a till sink to the bottom. t leat well together. and nearly fill a ell-greased lnould. Plung the iould imnto boiliug water, and boil for 2l hours. Serve with salce. b ?? a
Death of a Farm Labourer. [Newspaper Article] — Flemington Spectator — 22 January 1914
Death of a Farm Labourer. A post mortem examinatiorl on the body of Frank Reynolds. a farm labourer, who was found dead just off the main road in front of the Friendly Societies' Hotel, Ilulla, was made by Dr. Faulklner .of Sun, bury, who found that delath was due to natural causes, which may be ascribetd to alcoholism and exposure. The deceased was 0buried at the Sunbury cemetery.